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New and Published Books

  1. Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutrition

    Edited by Benjamin Toby Wall, Craig Porter

    Interest in carnitine and its potential health benefits has surged over the last decade. Carnitine serves a number of biological roles, such as stimulating the oxidation of fat and preventing the accumulation of lactic acid. It is also used as a supplement for weight loss and performance...

    Published June 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Polysaccharides

    Natural Fibers in Food and Nutrition

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    This book reviews the evidence supporting the influence of plant fibers on our daily life by either having impacts on our nutrition or improving processed foods for human and animal feeding. By bringing new information and updating existing scientific data, this book will also be a consistent...

    Published June 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. The Mediterranean Way of Eating

    Evidence for Chronic Disease Prevention and Weight Management

    By John J.B. Anderson, Marilyn C. Sparling

    Scientific evidence accumulated over decades validates the idea that a plant-based dietary pattern, such as the traditional Mediterranean way of eating, promotes health and plays an important role in risk reduction and prevention of several chronic diseases. One of the great advantages of the...

    Published June 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. The Physiological Basis of Metabolic Bone Disease

    Edited by Borje Edgar Christopher Nordin, Howard Arthur Morris, Paul Anderson

    Research into metabolic bone disease has made remarkable progress over the last 20 years, with the identification of numerous new molecules and pathways regulating bone cells as well as their plasma milieu. Their activities are largely regulated by the physiological status of the body incorporating...

    Published May 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Perinatal Growth and Nutrition

    Edited by Ian J. Griffin

    Preterm infants grow poorly after birth and very commonly develop ex utero growth restriction (EUGR). However, the risks and benefits of catch-up growth in preterm infants must be weighed, and evidence addressing this warrants examination. Perinatal Growth and Nutrition explores the reasons for...

    Published May 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Introduction to Nutrition and Metabolism, Fifth Edition

    By David A. Bender

    Understanding the way in which nutrients are metabolised, and hence the principles of biochemistry, is essential for understanding the scientific basis of what we would call a healthy diet. Extensively revised and updated to reflect current knowledge of nutritional and dietary requirements,...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Diet, Exercise, and Chronic Disease

    The Biological Basis of Prevention

    Edited by C. Murray Ardies

    Exercise and diet are key factors in the etiology and prevention of chronic disease. While most books on chronic disease have a decided clinical approach, Diet, Exercise, and Chronic Disease: The Biological Basis of Prevention brings together the latest cellular- and molecular-based research on the...

    Published April 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Juice Processing

    Quality, Safety and Value-Added Opportunities

    Edited by Victor Falguera, Albert Ibarz

    Series: Contemporary Food Engineering

    The ability to provide quality juices that contain proper vitamins and nutritional components strongly depends on the processes fruits undergo during the various stages of industrial manufacturing. New technologies have been developed to help ensure the production of quality juices without...

    Published April 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Immunonutrition

    Interactions of Diet, Genetics, and Inflammation

    Edited by Bharat B. Aggarwal, David Heber

    The interaction of immune function and nutrition underlies the low-grade chronic inflammation involved in the etiology of many common obesity-associated and age-related chronic disease conditions. This close interaction is the genesis of the term immunonutrition, which represents a new...

    Published March 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Gestational Diabetes

    Origins, Complications, and Treatment

    Edited by Clive Petry

    Given the rapid increase in the worldwide incidence of gestational diabetes, the need for defining the risks and effects associated with raised glucose concentrations in pregnancy is great. Recent large studies are helping to define the risks, as well as identify the benefits of reducing glucose...

    Published February 7th 2014 by CRC Press